Issue 61 – April 2017

Heat and humidity place great stress on the firefighter’s body.
Take a deep breath – the effects of respiratory protection on firefighters

Firefighting is one of the most physically demanding jobs imaginable. In addition to physical exertion,…

An example of the aftermath of a solar panel roof fire. Note that the undamaged solar cells are still producing dangerous amounts of DC electricity and have not been effectively isolated.
Solar panels and the DC danger zone – reducing risk factors – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article featured in the last edition we discussed the rise…

Overview of the new Academy.
Hong Kong Fire and Ambulance Services Academy

This article will be the first of a two-part series on the new Hong Kong…

Bristol Uniform’s brand new Gore® Varde jacket and trouser combination is now on offer as part of its RescueFlex range.
GORE® VARDE – The very latest in technical rescue protection from Bristol Uniforms

The role of a firefighter is constantly evolving. Today across the globe, firefighters are spending…

FIREVIEW (Standard Inspection Pole with Controller).
FireView Detector Test Kit – A unique all-in-one solution for reliable testing of smoke and heat fire detectors

To negate the risk of using ladders and scaffolding, the FiewView Detector Test Kit has…

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